College of Commerce – IT Maintenance

IT Maintenance and Support

QQI Code 5M0536 (Level 5)

College of Commerce

1 Year (Starts September)

Course Aims

Advances in computer technology continue to provide job opportunities for IT technicians skilled in the installation, repair and maintenance of IT equipment. This full time course is designed to provide the learner with a solid foundation in the fundamentals of PC systems including assembly, repair, software installation and IT technical support. This course is specifically aimed at those who are currently unemployed, seeking to retrain in order to re-enter the workforce.


  • Operating Systems 5N2928,
  • Networking Essentials 5N2929,
  • Computer Systems Hardware 5N0548,
  • Maths for Information Technology 5N18396,
  • Communications 5N0690,
  • Work Experience 5N1356,
  • Virtualisation Support 5N2434,
  • Programming and Design Principles   5N2927


You may also be eligible to avail of a Back to Education Allowance (BTEA). The BTEA is an educational opportunities scheme for persons in receipt of certain social welfare payments and who wish to pursue an approved full-time second or third level course of education in an approved college leading to a recognised qualification.